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Latest Flash Flood Watch by KPHI
Issued 5/26/2018 11:38 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 5/28/2018 4:00 AM America/New_York.
wgus61 kphi 271358
gloucester-atlantic-delaware-western chester-eastern chester-
including the cities of glassboro, hammonton, media, honey brook,
oxford, west chester, and kennett square
958 am edt sun may 27 2018
...flash flood watch now in effect through late tonight...
the flash flood watch is now in effect for
* portions of southern new jersey and southeast pennsylvania,
including the following areas, in southern new jersey,
atlantic and gloucester. in southeast pennsylvania, delaware,
eastern chester, and western chester.
* until 4 am edt monday morning
* additional showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop
early this afternoon across southeastern pennsylvania and the
eastern shore of maryland and move slowly eastward across
southern new jersey through tonight. torrential downpours may
lead to excessive rainfall amounts of up to two inches in one
hour and two to four inches within a few hours. excessive
rainfall within a short period of time can lead to rapidly
rising waters, particularly in urban areas and along small
streams, which can lead to flash flooding.
a flash flood watch means that there is the potential for flash
flooding which can be life-threatening. heavy rain is expected to
occur over a short period of time. rapidly rising flood waters
may quickly inundate roadways and areas of poor drainage. streams
and creeks could leave their banks, flooding nearby properties.
please monitor the forecast, especially if you live in a location
that is prone to flooding. be prepared to take action if a flash
flood warning is issued for your area.